PERSONAL ON-CAMERA INTERVIEWS
Featured here are some of my favorite on-camera interviews conducted in recent years. Interviewees include professors, students, and colleagues. Formal and informal interviews on a variety of topics are included. Visit University Filmworks on YouTube.
Interview with Mr James Lu | Hong Kong Hotels Association | Steven Martin
In an open dialogue on leadership and innovation with Mr. James Lu, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Hotels Association, we learn about Mr. Lu’s personal success and vision for the future and rewarding aspects of the hospitality industry. The video is recommended for international students looking to improve their career opportunities and personal development.
Interview with Mr James Lu | Hong Kong Hotels Association
Interview with Calvin Yuen | Shang Palace, Kowloon Shangri-la Hotel | Steven Martin
Dr. Steven Martin interviews Calvin Yuen, and outstanding young professional in the hotel and tourism industry. Calvin is a graduate of The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) in Hong Kong and serves as an outstanding example of personal development through applied learning and hard work. The interview was conducted at the Shang Palace, Kowloon Shangri-la Hotel, Hong Kong.
Interview with Calvin Yuen | Shang Palace, Kowloon Shangri-la Hotel
Interview with Prof Kaye Chon | School of Hotel and Tourism Management | Steven Martin
Dr. Steven Martin interviews Prof. Kaye Chon from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM), after a recent lecture at the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism, Prince of Songkla University, Phuket, Thailand. Interview topics include the meaning of hospitality, the prolific growth of the industry in Asia, and the experience of studying in Phuket. Prof. Chon describes the significance of the "Asian Paradigm".
Interview with Prof Kaye Chon | School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Interview with Prof Sombo Manara | Khmer historian | Nha Trang, Vietnam | Steven Martin
Dr. Steven Martin interviews Prof. Dr. Sombo Manara, a leading expert in Khmer ancient history. The interview took place at the Po Nagar Temple in Nha Trang, Vietnam, a 7th - 12th century Hindu temple and vestige of the once powerful Champa Kingdom. Cham is an Austronesian language, part of a super-family of languages generally associated with the seafaring peoples of the Pacific and Indian Oceans.
Interview with Prof Sombo Manara | Khmer historian | Nha Trang, Vietnam
Interview with Robbert Habibi | American Teacher | Phuket, Thailand | Steven Martin
Dr Steven Martin interviews Robert Habibi, an American Teacher from Washington DC, now working at Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus. The film is intended for students considering to studying abroad in Southeast Asia. The interview was conducted by Dr. Steven A. Martin and fosters an awareness and understanding of the Phuket and the region.
Interview with Robert Habibi | English Teacher | PSU Phuket Campus
Interview with Anna Nilsson | Thai-Swedish Student | Phuket, Thailand | Steven Martin
Representing Education Abroad Asia, Dr. Steven A. Martin interviews Anna Nilsson, Thai-Swedish student at Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus. The video looks at the student who returns to the island after ten years abroad. Anna reflects her perspective on the experience of studying in Phuket, Thailand, and shares her feelings on the importance of study abroad, learning, and appreciating and respecting local culture.
Interview with Anna Nilsson | International student | PSU Phuket Campus
Interview with Kay Kay Zanonh | American Student | Phuket, Thailand | Steven Martin
Dr. Steven A. Martin interviews American education abroad student Kay Kay Zanonh, who has been studying at the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism, Prince of Songkla University, Phuket. Kay Kay shares her personal experience on the cost and quality of studying in Phuket compared with her home and friends in the United States. The film is intended for Education Abroad Asia students and academic purposes, fostering international education awareness.
Interview with Kay Kay Zanonh | American student | PSU Phuket Campus
Interview with Prof. Wilhelm G. Solheim II | Clip 1 | 9:29 | Steven A. Martin | David Blundell | University Filmworks
Professor Dr. Wilhelm Solheim II was instrumental in developing the Archaeological Studies Program at University of the Philippines, Diliman (UPD) campus. Interviews took place at his UPD apartment on the morning of 9 April, and the evening of 22 April, 2006. Wilhelm shares his personal experience in archaeology, years of work in Southeast Asia, and his views on the cultural history of Austronesian-speaking peoples. Prof. Solheim died on July 25, 2014, at the age of 89. It was an honor to have met him and I hope viewers can appreciate his humanity in these short interviews. To learn more about Austronesian prehistory and archaeology in the Philippines, visit my online article: Chasing Jade – Archaeology and the Batanes Islands Cultural Atlas.
Part 1 | 9:29 | Prof. Wilhelm G. Solheim II Interview | Dr. Steven A. Martin | University Filmworks
Interview with Prof. Peter Bellwood 2006 Personal Interview | Remastered | 5:53 | Steven A. Martin | Batanes Islands, Philippines | University Filmworks
Peter Bellwood, renowned archaeologist and scholar of Austronesian Studies, shares his personal and professional background, including his personal story of attending Cambridge University, lecturing in New Zealand. The interview took place at the Bosco Pier, Batanes Islands, Philippines, and was conducted by Steven Martin and David Blundell. Peter discusses the "Out of Taiwan" expansion of Austronesian-speaking peoples, suggesting research in linguistics, archaeology, and human genetics.
Prof. Peter Bellwood 2006 | Remastered | 5:53 | Dr. Steven A. Martin | Batanes Islands | University Filmworks
From Peter we learn about the unique history and archaeological evidence of the Batanes Islands, Philippines. Peter Bellwood is an accomplished professor of archaeology at the School of Archaeology and Anthropology of the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, he is a leading specialist in Southeast Asian and Pacific prehistory.
For more on this story, including how I met and came to interview Peter in Batanes, visit my Learning Adventures page Chasing Jade: Archaeology and the Batanes Islands Cultural Atlas. To learn more about Austronesian Taiwan, visit my personal Taiwan Studies page or watch the Taiwan Video Playlist on YouTube.